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Festival 21 In the News: Have you heard? Read all About It!

News is spreading about Festival 21! Both Joe Amarante at the New Haven Register and Chrisopher Arnott of the Hartford Courant joined us Tuesday for the season announcement member party and got...

Arts & Ideas Still Evolving, 20 Years In. by Lucy Gellman of the New Haven Independent

When Mary Lou Aleskie took over the International Festival of Arts & Ideas in September 2005, she didn’t know that much about New Haven. She’d moved to the Elm City from San Diego for the...

‘Prudencia Hart’ returns to New Haven Wednesday. By Joe Amarante, New Haven Register

"Prudencia navigates a dream-like journey of self-discovery in the show, which premiered in Glasgow before achieving popular and critical success at the 2011 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Inspired by...

“Prudencia Hart” Roars Back into Town!

The National Theatre of Scotland's tour of “The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart” makes its rollicking return to New Haven - and sole stop on the East Coast this spring - to Yale's GPSCY.

Human Rights Activist WuDunn Receives Festival's 6th Annual VLA

Visionary Leadership Award Honors Human Rights Advocate Sheryl WuDunn

SYDNEY FESTIVAL: WHAT WILL HAVE BEEN

Brisbane-based circus arts company Circa is one of Australia’s greatest cultural exports — a groundbreaking ensemble of circus artists constantly stripping back and reinventing their...

A New Circus 'Machine'

Vincent Dubé’s debut company Machine de Cirque brings the audience in on the risk

Mention circus to many people, and they might think of colorful tents and clowns. But a new type of...

Pete Seeger | Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Pete Seeger’s contribution to folk music, both in terms of its revival and survival, cannot be overstated.

With the possible exception of Woody Guthrie, Seeger is the greatest...

ANNOUNCING FESTIVAL 2012! June 16-30

Featuring the American premiere of National Theater of Scotland's The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, Mark Morris Dance Group, Australian circus-arts troupe Circa, and a solo performance of...

Season Announcement & Member Preview Party event on March 27

Celebrate the launch of the Festival 2012 and be the first to hear
about the world-class artists and thinkers coming to this year's
Festival.

MEMBERS HELP TO MAKE THE FESTIVAL...

Festival announces 2012 Fellowship Program

The Festival's Fellowship Program is a five-month program for New Haven-area
high school youth designed to improve each fellow's skills in creative writing,
communication, and critical...

Jill Abramson receives the 2011 Visionary Leadership Award

The first female editor of the world's most innovative and widely read online news source made a confession Friday: Nothing compares to the journalistic thrill she gets from grabbing the morning...

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